: DEDICATION SCHEDULED - Dedication of the new Sulzer Brothers Plant near Grover nN ley dr Tn Sr rfl i AT NPA GR ROI a SL THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 1982 will be held Friday at 10 a.m. Governor James Hunt will be one of the special guest Speckers: Governor Hunt To Speak At Sulzer’s Dedication Dedication of the new Sulzer Brothers plant on Highway 29 near Grover will be held Friday at 10 a.m. . Governor James B. Hunt will be a special guest speaker, along with Peter G. Sulzer, Executive Vice President of the Interna- tional Group, Sulzer Brothers Limited, and Walter = Schneider, Executive Vice President of the 1 Textile Machinery Group of f Sulzer Brothers Limited. i Kings Mountain Mayor John Henry Moss will serve as Master ‘of Ceremonies. Following the dedication ceremonies, there will be a tour of the new 200,000 square foot facility .- DE] ‘house and tours for the es of Sulzer employees and i i Maiiy teachers in the Kings ‘Mountain School System are unhappy that their names were sent to Raleigh along with evaluations made of them during he pilot year of the State Perfor- mance Appraisal System. Connie Phifer, president of the local unit of the. North Carolina Association of Educators, and Dean Westmoreland, a Kings Moun- High teacher and former State NCAE president, spoke to the Board of Education concern- g the situation Monday night. hifer said the local unit ‘approved a resolution Superintendent of FE 1g ‘when he received he x resolution. ie Lunch will be served from showin the plant to his family. Except for demonstration machines, no machines or equip- ment will be in operation. program, which will be im- plemented by all 143 state school systems next year. Ms. Phifer said local teachers were concerned about their names being attached to the evaluations but that she had been ‘“assuredby the people in Raleigh that these records will be confidential. However, there are ways to find out,” she said. Davis said Assistant Superinten- dent Howard Bryant had written Robert Boyd, Assistant State Superintendent, and Attorney General Rufus Edmisten, and both had assured him that teachers’ names will be held in confidentiality. Edmisten, in a letter to Boyd which was passed on to Davis, said “the evaluations of teachers would not be considered a public record...and would not be open to inspection by the general public. A general summary of the results of the study, deleting any personally identifiable infor- mation, could be releagédto the weaving - machines, Lunch will be served at 12 noon in a tent behind the plant. There will be a balloon flying contest for children at 1 p.m. and a new movie about Sulzer will be shown to adults and children will see cartoons beginning at 1:15. Open house for the general public will be held from 2 until 5 p.m. Movies will be show, refreshments served in the tent behind the plant, and cakes bak- ed by the Kings Mountain High School Home Economics Department will be served. The Kings Mountain High School band will perform from 2 until 3 p.m. Sulzer Brothers, Inc., is a sub- sidiary of Sulzer Brothers the firm markets diesel engines, turbo Turn To Page 4-A Names Sent To Raleigh public. Otherwise, th§ informa- - tion gathered in tha study is con- fidential.” But Westmoreland said there was no reason to send names along with the information. The material could have been coded, he said, and names left on the local level. “Teachers are the most evaluated people on the face of the earth,” he said. “I’m concern- ed with the fact that our names were sent to Raleigh. There was no reason for it. They do not need our names in research.” Westmoreland suggested that the Personnel Policies Commit- tee meet with local teachers and send some of the teachers’ com- ments to Raleigh. “Im concerned that this leaves teachers subject to criticism and not subject to praise where praise is due,” Westmoreland said. Turn To Page 3-A KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAR! Bypass Detour ghutr *g 0:0 Aaunen bo IN © CeuanW 9808¢ copay uowpdTd Kxeaqil TeIIOWRNH To Begin Today By GARY STEWART Editor Work on the new Highway 74 bypass is slightly behind, but Division Supervisor Ken Mauney of the Shelby office of . the Department of Transporta- tion said the project will definite- ly be completed by the October 1, 1983 target date. Mauney said “unusually wet weather” has caused the inter- change project on I-85 to be nine percent behind schedule and the Kings Mountain town project to be seven percent behind. “But those figures really don’t mean anything,” he said. “With good weather, we can catch up in a hurry.” The interchange project, he said, is 65 percent complete. If weather permits, he said, traffic ‘on I-85 south will be detoured from the existing southbound lane today. The detour will take traffic around the existing bridge and into the old northbound lane for about “4 mile and then back onto the existing south- bound lane. The move is being made to free the old bridg which Highway 74 traffic a under en route to I-85, for demolition and reconstruction. U.S. 74 westbound traffic from Gastonia will be placed on the new end-to-end bridges over 1-85, and around a new loop and into I-85 southbound traffic, he ahi mat 5 ©) Xi y , al which time the final traffic pat- tern will be placed in effect. Talent Shows Slated The 25th annual Kings Moun- tain Kiwanis Club Talent Shows will be held Thurs., Apr. 22 and Thurs., Apr. 29 at B.N. Barnes Auditorium. The eighth through 12th grade . division will be held tonight at 7:30 p.m. and the kindergarten through seventh grade division will be held Thurs., Apr. 29. Admission, is one dollar. Y oungsters earned the right to compete by winning preliminary talent shows in their schools earlier. Jeff Jones is chairman of the show. Kyle Smith is Kiwanis Club president. Jonas Bridges, manager of Radio Station WKMT, will serve as master of ceremonies. Much of the proceeds, from gate receipts and advertising, will be used for the development of the Kings Mountain communi- ty. In the past, the Kiwanis Club has made numerous donations to the schools, hospital, city recrea- tion program and other com- munity functions. said. 1-85 northbound traffic will : Mauney said in about five weeks, U.S. 74 westbound traffic will be placed in the I-85 south- bound lane and will exit to Kings Mountain under the bridge that is to be constructed beginning in May. Westbound traffic to Kings Mountain will be placed n the new King Street flyover bridge in about a year. Mauney said the $30.4 million project, which is being con- structed in three phases, will be completed simultaneously by October 1, 1983. The west phase, near Bethware School, is completed except for paving, and paving contracts will be let in late July and awarded in early August, he said. The 4.3 mile project near Bethware will cost $6.3 million, plus paving costs. The town phase, from Waco Road to Highway 161, will be completed in about a year. Its cost will be $8.6 million, plus paving costs. However, Mauney said, areas Turn To Page 2-A Cancer Drive To Begin Sunday The annual fund drive for the Cleveland County Unit of the American Cancer Society will kickoff Sunday in Kings Moun- tain. Jake Dixon, chairman for the Kings Mountain drive, said volunteers will go door-to-door in Kings Mountain and Grover Sunday soliciting funds to fight the disease. Kings Mountain had its most successful drive ever last year, raising over $4,000 of the overall he county goal of $40,000. This we year’ S county-wide : goal | is Cleveland a office. She said the sale of cookbooks, raised over $1,000 and a Fantom Din- ner Dance was also successful. “Also,” she noted, “we have had tremendous response from Kings Mountain in our memorial program. The people of Kings Mountain deserve a lot of credit.” Persons interested in making memorial contributions may ob- tain envelopes at funeral homes in Kings Mountain and at Dell- inger’s Jewelry, or may mail the donations to Mrs. Charles Sperl- ing, 807 Forest Hill Drive, Shelby, N.C. 28150. In addition to the door-to-door soliciting Sunday, area churches will also take part in a bulletin in- sert promotion to solicit funds for the cancer drive. Rev. Sidney Lanier, pastor of El Bethel United Methodist Church, is coordinating that effort through the Kings Mountain Ministerial Association. Jerri Werner and Diane Dell- inger are coordinating the neighborhood campaign for Kings Mountain and Karen Moss is in charge of the Grover campaign. A training session for all volunteers will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Home Federal Sav- ings“ and Loan. All persons in- terested in participating in the fund drive are urged to attend the meeting. Several other projects will be upcoming in the near future, in- cluding a Lou Sabetti Memorial Golf Tournament to be held in memory of last year’s Kings Mountain chairman, the late Lou Sabetti Sr. That event will be headed by Alex McCallum, John McGin- nis, Jim McGinnis, Bill McGin- nis, Stoney Jackson and Carroll Ledford. Janet Blair will head a cam- ‘paign at Kings Mountain High School, Jerry King will be the chairman of the public employees division, Bill Craig will head the trades and industry There will also be a number of efforts made to educate the public on the warning symptons of cancer. Dr. Everette Thombs will head a task force in Kings Mountain which will go into minority neighborhoods to educate the public. Turn To Page 6-A McCarter Succumbs Funeral services for Oscar McCarter, 76, of 608 West Gold Street, well-known Kings Moun- tain grocer, will be conducted Friday at 3:30 p.m. at Boyce Memorial A.R.P. Church by the Rev. William Tyson. Burial will be in Mountain Rest Cemetery. Mr. McCarter died dt 10:30 Tuesday at Kings Mountain Hospital following several mon- ths illness. A native of York County, S.C., he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James McCarter and a member of Boyce Memorial A.R.P. Church. He is survived by his wife, Aileen Boyd McCarter; three sons, Colonel Donald McCarter of Winter Park, Fla.,, Major Jerry McCarter of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Rev. Neil Mc- Carter of Covington, Tenn.; one daughter, Mrs. Paul (Dorothy) Turn To Page 2-A 1] To erate Monday t the Kings Mountain ene Services Facilities i program, spon- gram which began last C “ormac and a team of period to speaking on Resources- -Economic, Natural, Human, and Technology. MacCorman spoke on the traditional value of love for the land versus economic growth, and spoke specifically to how . production of some necessities— such as automobiles and electricity-risks human lives. He pointed to the production of the Ford Pinto automobile and electricity as two examples of lives being risked to make money. A few years ago, he stated, a Pinto model was manufactured with a faulty gas tank which, when hit from the rear, exploded Needed into flames. ! “Ford knew about the defect,” he said. “In the Mercury version of the car, it had rubber liners which cost only $11 each which would avoid the explosion.” He said Ford calculated how much it would cost the company to recall all the Pintos and install the rubber liner versus how much money it would cost the company by lawsuits over deaths and serious injuries. According to MacCorman, Ford figured there would be 180 burned deaths -and there would be 180 lawsuits costing the com- Turn To Page 4-A TOWN MEETING - Dr. Earl Davidson College: speaks during Tuesday night's town meeting at the new City Hall as members of the panel listen. Left to right are CHAGBER BAUR MacCormac of MacCormac, Bill Johnson of Reliance Electric, Charles Mauney of Mauney Hosiery, Jerry Schweiner of Carmet and Mayor John Moss. division, and ‘Rosalyn Brown x

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